As we in America celebrate the 4th of July and all the freedoms it provides, we mustn’t forget where TRUE FREEDOM is found – only in Christ Jesus.
In this celebratory episode, we discuss how political freedoms can be taken away but the freedom found in Jesus Christ can be experienced no matter where you are at and despite any circumstance or environment you find yourself in (even a prison cell).
So this 4th of July, let’s celebrate all our freedoms, especially the freedom and victory we have in Jesus.
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Show Notes / Additional Resources
- John 8:32 – And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
- John 8:36 – Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed.
- Romans 6:18 – And having been set free from sin, you became slaves of righteousness.
- Romans 6:22-23 – But now having been set free from sin, and having become slaves of God, you have your fruit to holiness, and the end, everlasting life. For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
- Romans 8:2 – For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.
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NRJohnson (Nathan Johnson) is a Christian who has an overwhelming passion for Jesus, the Gospel, and Studying God’s Word. He is a writer, teacher, and communicator who helps other believers understand and apply the Bible as they grow and mature in their faith—desiring that they gain greater intimacy with Christ, experience the victorious Christian life, and transform the world through the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit. Read more about him here.
The Deeper Christian Podcast is the podcast to help you study God’s Word, know Jesus intimately, and discover how you can build your life around Jesus Christ. This weekly audio program, hosted by NRJohnson, dives into Scripture and encourages Christians to keep their focus upon Jesus Christ—equipping believers in how to study the Bible and know God’s Word, grow in their spiritual lives, and change the world. Main discussion topics center around practical advice on Christian living, Bible study, prayer, the Gospel, freedom from sin, evangelism and how to share your faith, the Christian disciplines, and the lives and messages from the Christian heroes from yesteryear such as A.W. Tozer, Charles Spurgeon, Major Ian Thomas, Oswald Chambers, Hudson Taylor, Amy Carmichael, Corrie Ten Boom, C.T. Studd, George Müller, Andrew Murray, Leonard Ravenhill, E.M. Bounds, and others. Learn more about the deeper Christian life.